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How the Baby Formula Crisis Helps Show the Difference Between Cash and Benefits-in-Kind

Depending on where you live, and when you read this, you may have noticed that baby formula is the latest thing for your local grocery store to be entirely out of. You may have also noticed a lot of blame being thrown around in the usual partisan ways from immigrants

How the Baby Formula Crisis Helps Show the Difference Between Cash and Benefits-in-Kind
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How the Monthly Child Tax Credit Reduced the Level of Desperation in America

With the enhanced CTC, fewer parents resorted to selling their blood plasma and paying 391% interest rates in order to feed and house their families Money is protection. When we have enough of it, it can be an all-purpose shield, able to protect us from all kinds of things. Protection

How the Monthly Child Tax Credit Reduced the Level of Desperation in America
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The Monthly Child Tax Credit Gave Birth to New Entrepreneurs

It’s no coincidence that during the pandemic, entrepreneurship increased in the United States by 23%, which was more than any other advanced economy. Read this post on the Humanity Forward [https://humanityforward.com/2022/02/the-monthly-child-tax-credit-gave-birth-to-new-entrepreneurs/] blog. The Monthly Child Tax Credit Gave Birth to New EntrepreneursIt’s no

The Monthly Child Tax Credit Gave Birth to New Entrepreneurs
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The Rise of Omicron is Grounds for Extending the Monthly Child Tax Credit

The end of CTC payments will also mean the end of employment for some parents, right when times are most difficult due to an Omicron wave. This post can be read on the Humanity Forward [https://humanityforward.com/2022/01/omicron-rise-is-grounds-for-extending-the-child-tax-credit/] blog. The Rise of Omicron is Grounds for Extending

The Rise of Omicron is Grounds for Extending the Monthly Child Tax Credit
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Understanding Pandemic Inflation: How to Best Reduce and Alleviate It

It would be a mistake to misdiagnose our inflation as mostly a demand problem instead of mostly a supply problem. This post can be read on the Humanity Forward [https://humanityforward.com/2021/11/understanding-pandemic-inflation-how-to-best-reduce-and-alleviate-it/] blog. Understanding Pandemic Inflation: How to Best Reduce and Alleviate It“It would be a

Understanding Pandemic Inflation: How to Best Reduce and Alleviate It
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How Work Requirements are Actually Anti-Work and Why the Fully-Refundable Child Tax Credit is Pro-Work

The fully-refundable CTC is a better way. It needs to stay. This post was originally published on Humanity Forward [https://humanityforward.com/2021/11/how-work-requirements-are-actually-anti-work-and-why-the-fully-refundable-child-tax-credit-is-pro-work/] . Won’t people stop working if they receive income independent of work? That’s always one of the first questions asked in regards to any

How Work Requirements are Actually Anti-Work and Why the Fully-Refundable Child Tax Credit is Pro-Work
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The Eviction Moratorium was Never the Answer. Cash Is.

Trust the American people with the financial freedom to make their own decisions with money. One of those decisions will most certainly be paying the rent or mortgage. This post was originally published on Humanity Forward [https://humanityforward.com/2021/08/the-eviction-moratorium-was-never-the-answer-cash-is/] . The pandemic has been one massive disaster, containing

The Eviction Moratorium was Never the Answer. Cash Is.
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Monthly Child Tax Credit Payment Will Likely Grow the Economy

America’s 6-month experiment with what is essentially a universal basic income for kids will grow the economy, reduce unemployment, and help make the case to make it permanent, increase the amount provided, and implement a full UBI. This post was originally published on Humanity Forward [https://humanityforward.com/2021/

Monthly Child Tax Credit Payment Will Likely Grow the Economy
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Is $300 a week in UI making people lazy and does it prove UBI doesn’t work?

Claiming “lazy workers” may be nonsense, but it’s also instructive in better understanding the benefits of Universal Basic Income. This post was originally published on Humanity Forward [https://humanityforward.com/2021/06/is-300-a-week-in-ui-making-people-lazy-and-does-it-prove-ubi-doesnt-work/] . The Climate of the Labor Market is Not to Blame. Thanks to social media, I think

Is $300 a week in UI making people lazy and does it prove UBI doesn’t work?